Landlords Finally Win Cash Safeguard From Rogue Letting Agents
Letting agents must offer compulsory money protection to cover rents, deposits and other money they handle for landlords and tenants in England from April 1, 2019. (more…)
Long Term Empty Property In Wales
A short note about long term empty properties in Wales. From 1 April 2016, section 139 Housing (Wales) Act 2014 amends the Local Government Finance Act 1992 to introduce an ability for a local authority to determine council tax payable in their area for ‘long term empty property’ at their discretion. (more…)
Coronavirus Crisis – Property News You May Have Missed
With the coronavirus crisis dominating the headlines, here’s a round up of some property news for landlords that you may have missed. (more…)
Business Bounce Back Loans for Property Investors
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Landlord Campaigners to Join Forces
Buy to let’s longest running landlord rivalry is coming to an end with the merger of two property campaigning groups. (more…)
Renting Homes in Wales White Paper
The Welsh Government have released a white paper Renting Homes A better way for Wales which describes proposals for new legislation that they intend to implement. Current arrangements According to the white paper: Many of the problems are due to inconsistencies in the underpinning law and some of the practices that exist around the law. By ...
Basic Law for Lettings Course in Harrogate 1 October 2014
Training for Professionals are providing a number of courses throughout September, October and November. Due it's locality, I'm hosting the basic law for Lettings course in Harrogate on 1 October 2014 for which I know there are a couple of places currently available. Guild members can call them to book this course, provide your subscriber ...
New Website Access FAQ and Guide
We have today added a new website access guidance page which should assist with all aspects of accessing our website including login problems. Please take time to consult this guide before contacting us about login problems whenever possible. A link to the page is available on many key pages including in the footer of the website.
Advanced Notification of Reduced Help-Desk For Short Period
As many of you are aware, Rachel and I were married last year. It’s taken us a while to get organised but we are finally going on honeymoon! We therefore want to give you advanced notification that our help-desk support (telephone and email) will be unavailable except for emergencies between 15 and 28 July 2014 inclusive. The ask a question ...
Review of property conditions in the private rented sector
The government (https://www.gov.uk/government/news/a-brighter-future-for-hardworking-tenants) on 16 October 2013 to help ensure that tenants get a good deal when they rent a home. The measures included a commitment to undertake a review into property conditions in the private rented sector. To take forward the review of property conditions, ...